Gregor Piatigorsky in Berlin - 1921

from Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky, page 63:

At the fifth lesson the professor [Hugo Becker] was unusually friendly and I was glad to see Ochi Albi [a student translator] again. He told me how highly the professor thought of me and how rapid my progress was. “You learned to hold the bow in four lessons. Some can’t master it in years. Your bow arm is in almost perfect position on all four strings. The professor has decided to make a great exception and begin to work with you right now on the finest music for our instrument.” / Becker spoke again and Ochi Albi translated. “The situation is now drastically changed. You are not a …   more >>
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Gregor Piatigorsky, Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky (New York, 1976), p. 63. accessed: 13 June, 2024

location of experience: Berlin


Gregor Piatigorsky

Listening to

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Dvořák Cello Concerto
written by Antonín Dvorák
performed by Hugo Becker

Experience Information

Date/Time 1921
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:21:23 +0000
Approved on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 16:21:04 +0000